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US troops in Poland for exercises  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:28:38 GMT
A first US contingent arrives in Poland for military exercises amid heightened tensions with Russia over Ukraine. 
Hamas and Fatah declare end to rift  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:59:14 GMT
Rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas announce a reconciliation deal, saying they will seek to form a unity government in the coming weeks. 
Turkey: Armenia killings 'inhumane'  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:59:46 GMT
Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan offers condolences for the first time for the mass killings of Armenians under Ottoman rule during WWI. 
S Sudan president sacks army chief  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:48:17 GMT
South Sudan's president sacks the head of the national army amid reports of military setbacks - including rebels seizing the oil hub of Bentiu. 
Oldest baseball player dies aged 102  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 02:49:53 GMT
The oldest former player with Major League Baseball, Conrado 'Connie' Marrero, has died in at home in Havana aged 102. 
Obama pledges Japan islands support  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:11:34 GMT
US President Barack Obama tells Japan that islands it disputes with China are covered by a bilateral defence treaty, as he begins an Asian tour. 
Debris dismissed in plane search  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:28:25 GMT
Authorities in Australia say material washed ashore is not related to the missing Malaysia Airlines plane. 
Iran replaces prison service chief  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:45:59 GMT
The head of Iran's prison service is replaced following allegations that political prisoners were beaten by guards at Tehran's Evin jail last week. 
Facebook earnings surge on mobile ads  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:43:34 GMT
Facebook reports growing earnings on surging mobile advertising revenue as chief finance officer David Ebersman prepares to leave. 
Deadly car bomb strikes Nairobi  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:46:40 GMT
Four people, two of them police, are killed in the Kenyan capital Nairobi by a car bomb outside a police station. 
Police make Syria appeal to UK women  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:01:37 GMT
British counter-terrorism police chiefs are making an unprecedented appeal to Muslim women to urge men against travelling to possibly fight in Syria. 
Ecclestone trial to begin in Germany  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:29:16 GMT
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone goes on trial on bribery charges in the German city of Munich, and could face 10 years in jail if convicted. 
VIDEO: 'We just want to live normally'  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 05:19:03 GMT
The BBC meets a pro-Russian family living in a rural area of Ukraine, who say their support for Moscow does not mean they are separatists. 
VIDEO: Andy Murray in tears at Stirling award  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:55:42 GMT
Tennis star Andy Murray has been awarded the freedom of Stirling in a ceremony which made the Wimbledon champion break down in tears. 
VIDEO: DJ Duke: Will and Kate hit the decks  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:52:03 GMT
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been taught how to DJ, during the latest leg of their royal tour of Australia.